Offshore InjuryBlog

Blogs Posted in 2011

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On April 20, 2010, the Deepwater Horizon suffered from an explosion that was later described as a "blowout." The semi-submersible oil rig which was owned by Transocean had been drilling in the Macondo Prospect for BP when the explosion occurred. It resulted in a fireball that was visible for over thirty miles and allowed crew members less than five minutes to escape from the vessel. In the end, it ...
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A Texas man was recently fishing in the Aransas Pass when his boat was flipped by the wake left behind by a large tanker vessel. The wake was substantial enough that his boat was completely capsized and he suffered from serious injuries to his neck and shoulder as a result. Maritime Law Attorney Jason Itkin from Arnold & Itkin LLP took on the case and filed suit in Nueces County, TX. By working ...
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The legal team of Attorneys Kurt Arnold, Kyle Findley, and another attorney from Arnold & Itkin recently filed suit against Ensco Inc. and Ensco Offshore following an incident in which their client, plaintiff (initials R.M.) suffered serious injuries. The Jones Act seaman had been working on a jack up rig off the coast of Louisiana when he sustained severe back injuries . These were severe enough ...
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The legal team at Arnold & Itkin LLP recently took on a case of an injured seaman who was suffered wounds while employed aboard a mini-supply vessel. The Alabama man was working when he fell upon the deck of the ship; the collision causing him serious back injuries , including multiple ruptured discs in his spinal cord. Our firm took on the case and filed a Jones Act claim in Houston, Texas ...
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Attorneys Kurt Arnold , Jason Itkin , and another attorney from Arnold & Itkin recently filed suit against on behalf of an injured offshore worker who was employed on an oil rig owned and operated by Diamond Offshore Drilling outside of the Brazilian coast. The plaintiff was working on the rig when he was abruptly lifted over twenty feet into the air; his fail safety protection did not function ...
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Platform Supply Vessel: Pros & Cons

A new platform design for supply vessels has been designed by Damen Shipyards in the Netherlands. A number of the vessels are planned to launch in early 2013, all of which will boast the updated supply design. Under the design's new implements, adverse weather conditions should be no problem for the PSV 3300 E3. Still under construction in Galati, Romania (the location of Damen's shipyard ), the ...
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Attorney Kurt Arnold and another attorney from Arnold & Itkin have recently filed a suit on behalf of an injured seaman who suffered serious injuries to his shoulder, neck, back and foot. The suit was filed in Cameron County, TX and followed an incident where the Jones Act seaman caught his foot in a defective winch – this was enough to cause him to be thrown to another deck, leaving him with ...
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The legal team from Arnold & Itkin LLP composed of attorneys Jason Itkin , Cory Itkin and Michael Tilton have recently taken on a case for an injured commercial crabber. The plaintiff was aboard a boat operated by BOPCO, L.P. that collided with another vessel in Point a La Hache, Louisiana. The firm has filed a suit in Harris County, Texas and works to help the client recover compensation for ...
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Attorneys Jason Itkin and Michael Tilton have recently filed a suit in Harris County, Texas on behalf of a caterer who worked for Premiere Offshore Catering, Inc. This was a vessel that was operated by the Stallion Oilfield Construction, Inc near the Louisiana coast. The employee was loading supplies onto the vessel when he suffered from substantial back injuries – these were severe enough to keep ...
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Attorneys Cory Itkin and Jason Itkin from Arnold & Itkin LLP recently took on a case in Galveston County, TX before the Honorable Barbara Roberts. The plaintiff was an offshore well tester working on an inland drilling barge in Barataria Bay, Louisiana. The Lafayette resident was employed upon the Axxis Justice when another barge docked to deliver some specialized tools. The company Axxis Drilling ...
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Arnold and Itkin Named as Texas Rising Stars

Our legal team at Arnold & Itkin has always gone above and beyond in our efforts to provide high-quality legal assistance in complex litigation. Over the last five years alone, we have been proud to try over 60 cases. This dedication to our clients has resulted in our ability to recover over $1 billion in verdicts and settlements – something that has established us as legal innovators. While we ...
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Attorney Kurt Arnold and another attorney from Arnold & Itkin recently filed a lawsuit in Harris County, Texas against American Steamship Company. It was determined that one of their employees, the plaintiff in the case, suffered from a generator that had not been given the proper guard mechanism. This negligence was not only inconvenient – it resulted in the employee's hand being crushed and for ...
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Attorney Kurt Arnold and another attorney from Arnold & Itkin are currently dealing with a pending case in Galveston County Court after filing on behalf of an injured offshore worker. It is reported that the plaintiff in question suffered neck and shoulder injuries after an improperly drained pump blew out of its position and hit the worker. Our legal team is arguing that the employer, McMoRan ...
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When an injured seaman fell through a faulty deck plating, he was left with serious injuries to his neck, elbow and arm. These are not only costly, to an offshore worker, they can be enough to stop an employee from returning to work. It was for this reason that the plaintiff reached out to our legal team at Arnold and Itkin. Now, Attorney Kurt Arnold and another attorney from Arnold & Itkin are ...
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In Galveston County, the legal team at Arnold & Itkin is currently working to file suit on behalf of an injured seaman. The plaintiff, a Jones Act Seaman, was employed upon the Paul Spreigel at the time of the incident. This is a tug boat both owned and operated by America Electric Power, Inc. (along with its subsidiaries and affiliates). The plaintiff suffered catastrophic injuries to his jaw and ...
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In Harris County, Arnold & Itkin is currently working together to file a suit on behalf of a seaman who was working aboard the Jim Thompson. This boat, owned by Noble Corporation and operated by the Shell Oil Company along with both of their subsidiaries, is considered to be a semi-submersible rig. During his employment, the plaintiff fell into an unmarked hold on the desk – causing serious ...
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Wrongful death claims are some of the most difficult and emotionally trying cases to take on – at Arnold and Itkin, we are not deterred. We know that a successful outcome in a case of this nature can mean all the difference to a family suffering the loss of a loved one and we are fully dedicated to helping our clients receive the just outcome that they deserve. This was the case when Attorney Kurt ...
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Attorney Kurt Arnold and another attorney from Arnold & Itkin are currently working to seek damages on behalf of an injured seaman . The plaintiff in the question suffered serious injuries when working to tie off a Kirby Inland Marine barge in Corpus Christi. While these injuries alone would have been tragic enough, they were aggravated by the fact that his employers had required that the ...
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A Jones Act seaman who was employed by Hercules suffered from serious injuries after working with worn-out and fatigued equipment. While working, the equipment broke, causing the plaintiff to fall back onto the rotary table and sustain injuries to his back and neck. Since the incident, the employee has already had to experience a surgery to deal with the injuries that he sustained to his back. ...
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